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What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells....
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HIV transmision: Skin and Oral sex (I will donate 40$)

Hello. I asked a question 30 mins ago. But I made a mistake. In one sentence. I forgot to put a word "no" before "...visible cuts or sores". (I type very fast on keyboard and it happends all the time). So, I will repeat my questions once again. This...
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Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...skin.2.Insertive unprotected oral sex carries only a very slight risk of HIV acquisition.3.If she were HIV infected (either in her window period or already HIV+), again there would be a very slight risk of HIV transmission from unprotected... Read more »

window period for ICMA test

Dear Dr.I got the ICMA from LabCorp(hiv 1/0/2) test 4 months after a risky encounter.The results were negative. I also went to an HIV specialist who did a WB test ( after I told him I tested with RAPID test and I was still concerned, because of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your negative ICMA at four months is indeed definitive and conclusive. I do not agree with the physician who ordered the Western Blot (WB). That is a test designed to be used only to confirm an initially positive ELISA or rapid test. It should... Read more »

Window Period

Dear Dr,Recently exposed to unknown amount of blood during hospital visit with fresh cut on my hand, washed it off but did not take PEP drugs. Two weeks later develop fatigue and muscle aching, night sweat, tongue blemish, cold sore, dementia,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have had an infection like strep throat caused by the Streptococcus bacterium. It has nothing to do with HIV tests.The "window period" for HIV infection is considered to be three months for most types of potential HIV exposures. HIV tests taken... Read more »

Have symptoms. Some STDs detected. I'm I higher risk?

DoctorI had sex with a working girl and condome broke. I did not find it out till I took it out. 3-5 days after I began to feel fever and fatique, thore throat. Went to STD clinic and they found infectious mono and gave me pills. Fever stoped,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...at this point, except perhaps reassurance. I suggest, if you are having difficulty with anxiety during the three-month window period, you seek counseling to help you cope with this problem. I would also suggest you read through the archives of... Read more »
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3 month window period im the exception to the rule

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...i know i am infected i was at work today and i fainted my tongue is so white with teeth marks on the side of it my body feels so hot all of it with no sweat i feel so confused like really spaced Read more »

Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...The reason im asking is because i have been trying to get info about HTLV window period and most sites say 40 to 50 days is the average to turn positive but i have read cases of people testing far out to 4 months Read more »

Am i infected?

Posted by strick84, 1 Reply
...later. I tested negative at 4wks and i know that anxiety plays a role in this also so its driving me crazy during the window period. Can someone please give me a opinion Read more »

Window period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Since my exposure i have mada 12 tests, the last one 133 days after, 19 weaks, now 23 weaks after i began again with my tongue white, cheilitis angular, and of course it seems the next Elisa i will made will be positive. I will write it here the... Read more »